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August 2021

‘Discoveries’ Exhibition Starts

The exhibition Discoveries is about our creative journey as textile artists.  The starting places are many and various and the results may not be what we expected or anticipated.  Some will use the theme to produce a body of work based on ‘discoverers’, whether scientists, writers, explorers, or on events or places.  Others will explore their ideas through internal thoughts, feelings and reflections.  By research, chance find or personal search we also aim to discover and explore new techniques and find new ways to work.  Join us on this voyage of exploration and see what we’ve discovered. ...
21 Aug
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
September 2021

China Crisis

China Crisis were never your run-of-the-mill 80s pop band. Formed in Liverpool by singer Gary Daly and guitarist Eddie Lundon, they distilled their love of David Bowie and Steely Dan into an exquisitely melancholy post-punk sound that saw them win their just chart rewards. Has there ever been a more wistful Top 10 hit than the charming Wishful Thinking? ...
10 Sep
7:30 pm
Foxlowe Arts Centre
Market Place, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6AD
£22.50

Stephen Bailey: Can’t Be Bothered

Star of Live at the Apollo (BBC Two), Celebrity Coach Trip (E4), Coronation St (ITV), Roast Battle (Comedy Central) and many more. Stephen Bailey is a force to be reckoned with "He's an arch-bitch with a winning smile, everyone's favourite gay best friend. Bailey's confident, funny & suitably rude" and over the last 12 months everything has changed for him and he's hear to discuss it. In a time when everyone is told they're not doing enough, what if we actually are? ...
11 Sep
8:00 pm
Foxlowe Arts Centre
Market Place, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6AD
£14.00

Robyn Hitchcock

Robyn Hitchcock is one of England's most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician's musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock's father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan (not coincidentally his biggest musical inspiration). ...
24 Sep
7:30 pm
Foxlowe Arts Centre
Market Place, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6AD

River Folk Festival

Live Folk and Folk-Rock with Kingfisher Blue, Earth Tales, Chris Butler and Breaker 10:4 (originals, traditional and covers). ...
25 Sep
6:00 pm
Foxlowe Arts Centre
Market Place, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6AD

Jerry Joseph

Jerry Joseph is a musician who lives in Portland Oregon, but he’s often gone. He’s been inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame but is still rather obscure to a lot of people. He plays well over 150 shows a year in the usual places. Across America. Sometimes in Europe, Mexico, and Central America. Then there’s these other places he plays—Lebanon, Israel, Kurdish Iraq, India, and Afghanistan. All over the Middle East, often in war zones and refugee camps. ...
29 Sep
8:00 pm
Foxlowe Arts Centre
Market Place, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6AD
October 2021

Son of Dave

Son of Dave is a Bluesman. Not traditional, but has begun a new tradition perhaps. Playing harmonica, layering up beatbox grooves, stomping and playing percussion, then writing passionate growling infectious songs overtop, he defies category. A truly maverick Bluesman. ...
01 Oct
8:00 pm
Foxlowe Arts Centre
Market Place, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6AD
£12.50

Ian Siegal

IAN SIEGAL: Though he is best known as a bluesman and variously described as a legend and a national treasure, a typical Siegal solo show is much more than blues, taking in the American folklore of songwriters such Guy Clarke and Townes Van Zandt, and his own genre-defying songs. What binds together this varied repertoire is Siegal’s fabulous voice and immense command of the guitar. ...
02 Oct
7:30 pm
Foxlowe Arts Centre
Market Place, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6AD
£14.00

HENGE – Rearranged to the 17th October 2021

Attention Earth!!! This is HENGE. We come in the name of rave. We bring you the gift of Cosmic Dross - a kind of music new to your world. We have news. Planet Earth is an experiment. Your species was send codes from space, to help you love and dance. But your leaders grew scared. They hid the codes from you. Now your consciousness shrinks and they destroy your world with weapons of war. ...
17 Oct
8:00 pm
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